Author: Thea Koutsoukis



Hadoop. Spark. The Cloud. At Cloudera I had broken out in a cold sweat at memories of extreme computing at uni (or maybe that was the kidney infection). But there was no escaping big data as next we headed off to IBM to talk with startup veteran James Barry, now City Leader for the IBM Silicon Valley Cloud Ecosystem Team. He was there to let us know about some of the programs IBM runs to help startups. Of most interest to us was the Global Entrepreneur Program , an alternative to an accelerator offering mentoring, networking, access to IBM connections,...